Software Development BSc (Hons)

Course Overview - Software Development BSc (Hons)

**We have refreshed BSc (Hons) Software Development for Business and this updated programme is now BSc (Hons) Software Development.**

If you want to become an effective Software Development professional capable of working in highly technical roles to develop the software systems required by modern businesses, this programme will equip you with the in-depth technical knowledge, understanding and skills required.

In year 1 and 2, you will study the foundations of computing and software development, building the fundamental skills in mathematics and programming. Year ...

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Course Information

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4 Years

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Course Address
Cowcaddens Road
G4 0BA
United Kingdom

Application Details

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Points of Entry

Year 1, Year 2, Year 3

Entry Requirements

A level


to include Maths or Computing Year 2 entry: BBB at A Level (or 120 UCAS Tariff points) to include Maths or Computing plus GCSE English and Maths at grade C/4

Scottish Higher


to include Maths or Application of Maths or Computing

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme


including HL Maths or Computer Science at 4

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)


Year 1 Entry: Level 3 Extended Diploma MMM in Computing/IT Year 2 Entry: Level 3 Extended Diploma DMM in Computing/IT subject plus GCSE Maths and English at grade C/4 Specific units may be required for entry: Information Technology Systems; Creating Systems to Manage Information; Using Social Media in Business; Programming; IT Project Management; Cyber Security and Incident Management; IT Service Delivery.

Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)


to include Maths or Computing

Scottish HNC


Year 1 Entry: HNC Computing with B in Graded Unit 1 Year 2 Entry: 15 credit HNC Computing with A in Graded Unit 1. Must include Software Development: Developing Small Stand Alone Applications; Software Development: Programming Foundations; Systems Development: Introduction; Systems Development: Testing Software and Maths for Computing 1. Should also include a Database OR SQL unit.

Scottish HND


Year 3 Entry: HND with BB in graded units required in one of the following: HND Computing (Software Development) including either: Database Design Fundamentals; Relational Database Management Systems; or Database Design and Programming in SQL. Plus either Software Development: Developing Websites for Multiplatform Use or Web Development Dynamically Generated Content. OR HND Computer Science including: Software Development: Object Oriented Programming; Software Development: Object Oriented Analysis and Design; Software Development: Data Structures. OR HND Web Development including: Software Development: Object Oriented Programming; Software Development: Oriented Analysis and Design: Software Development: Data Structures. Plus one of Database Design Fundamentals or Manage Database Systems Using SQL

Foundation Apprenticeship (SCQF Level 6)


Accepted as equivalent to one Higher at grade B as part of the overall grade profile of Highers required for entry. Any essential subjects at Higher should still be achieved in addition to the Foundation Apprenticeship.

T Level

Pass (C and above)

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Fees and funding

Scotland £1,820
England, Northern Ireland, Wales, Channel Islands, Republic of Ireland £9,250
EU, International £15,200

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